Invitation from the Mexican DSpace Users Group: “Installation, Configuration and Customization DSpace 6.3

November 6, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

The Mexican DSpace Users Group is pleased to offer the community the opportunity to register for a virtual course on “Installation, Configuration and Customization DSpace 6.3” with Sheyla Salazar Waldo y Julian Timal Tlachi from the Mexican DSpace Users Group. The objective of this course is to explain how DSpace software (version 6.3) is installed … Read More

Register for Islandora and Fedora Camp in Arizona, February 24-26, 2020

October 29, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

LYRASIS and the Islandora Foundation invite you to attend the first Islandora and Fedora Camp at Arizona State University, February 24-26, 2020: Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework.  Islandora was originally developed by the University … Read More

Tune in to OA Week “Equity in Open Knowledge” Highlight–Open Data Activism in Search of Algorithmic Transparency

October 9, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From Verletta Kern, Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Washington Libraries Take a break during Open Access Week and join the ACRL Open Research and Digital Collections Discussion Groups on Tuesday, October 22nd from 11:00am-12:00pm Central for “Open Data Activism in Search of Algorithmic Transparency: Algorithmic Awareness in Practice”.  Tying in with this year’s OA Week theme of “Open … Read More

UPDATE: Samvera Connect 2019

September 20, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

From Brian McBride and Richard Green on behalf of the Samvera Connect 2019 organizing teams Samvera Connect will be held Oct.22-25 at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. The following is a list of important updates this week. • The sign-up list for Mentees  is open – anyone who would like to be paired with a … Read More

VIVO 2019 Conference Held in Montenegro

September 18, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized, VIVO

From Violeta Ilik on behalf of the VIVO 2019 (Conference) Task Force The Tenth Annual VIVO Conference was held from Wednesday September 4 to Friday September 6 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The VIVO 2019 Conference Task Force would like to thank sponsors, speakers, presenters, attendees, the Grand Travel Agency staff members, and the amazing staff at … Read More

PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION—2019 DSpace North American Users Group Meeting

August 7, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisDSpace, Uncategorized

Registration and the preliminary schedule for the 2019 DSpace North American Users Group meeting, September 23 & 24, at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is now available at This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, and the future development of DSpace 7 … Read More

Fedora Workshop, Staatsarchiv Bern, Switzerland, Aug 22

June 18, 2019By Carol Minton MorrisUncategorized

On August 22,2019 the State Archives Basel-Stadt and St. Gallen will host a Fedora Workshop with high-caliber speakers from Lyrasis/DuraSpace/Fedora: Product Manager David Wilcox and Technical Lead Andrew Wood will discuss Fedora 4 (currently 5.0.2) which replaces the Fedora 3.8 version currently running on many archives. Unlike Fedora 3.8 (XML and Relational Database), Fedora 4 … Read More